Greek - A physician to the Greek army at Troy. Son of Asclepius and Epione. Brother of Hygeia, Panacea and Podaleirius. Husband of Anticleia. Father of Alexanor, Gorgasus and Nichomachus. He healed the wound that had caused Philoctetes to be abandoned on Lemnos enabling him to take part in the battle for Troy. He was killed by Eurypilus or Penthesilea or, some say, by Paris. Also identified as Machaon, 'warrior' or 'warrior'.

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